Head of Finance – Nairobi, Kenya

Our client, a pure-play emerging markets mobile telecommunications operator at the forefront of technological and digital changes is looking to recruit a Head of Finance who will act as the chief financial advisor and strategic finance business partner, providing needed financial support the organizations regions. The successful candidate must have a minimum 4 year Academic Degree in Accounting/Finance.

Key Requirements:

  • Lead organization-wide strategy, planning, design, and implementation in collaboration with senior management-team.
  • Lead and manage the annual business planning & quarterly forecasting process.
  • Effective management of finance operation and improve working capital management.
  • Cash flow management of the company ensuring sufficient internally generated funds available for its day-to-day operation and capex spend.
  • Presenting financial of the company board, audit committee, operational review meetings and various high-level stakeholder meetings.
  • Financial decision support on various key infrastructure projects & business proposals with clear approved business cases.
  • Providing strategic recommendations to the CEO and Senior management on various business proposals and infrastructure investment projects.
  • Oversee the preparation of group and statutory financial statements of the Company and ensure timely, relevant, and accurate financial reporting to key stakeholders.
  • Advise and provide support for the resolution of issues in forums such as Board meetings, Audit Review committee, Monthly Operational Review, weekly management meetings etc.
  • Ensure implementation of Oracle Boost EPM module and support implementation of other Oracle modules (AP, AR, SCM,EAM etc.)


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance.
  • Professional accounting qualification.
  • Minimum 10 years’ post qualifying experience in similar role, ideally in the carrier telecom business.
  • MBA would be a plus.
  • Proven track record in exceptional financial performance.
  • Track records in driving and delivering successful business transformation projects.
  • High commitment to results and prior experience in driving performance.
  • Experience in managing both finance operations and financial planning and analysis from telecom perspective.
  • Proven experience in effective cash flow management.

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  • Education:Bachelor’s Degree
  • Job Type:Full Time
  • Location:Nairobi, Kenya
  • Career Level:Executive
  • Salary:Monthly gross salary: Ksh 563,504/= (Approx. 4924 USD)
  • Deadline:20th April 2022